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The All-Too-Short History Of Women Artists Painting Naked Men

Or, why art history needs more women painters and nude dudes.<p><i>Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work.</i><p>Phoebe Mills is a young multimedia artist based in Manchester, England. Early on in her artistic career, like many women artists familiar with the vast and storied …

Feminism

Feeling Sad Turns Your World Gray — Literally

The world seems dreary, gloomy and gray when you’re feeling blue. In fact, being down in the dumps might even affect how you perceive the <i>color</i> blue.<p>A …

11 Psychological Tips to Get People to Help You

You don’t need to be the CEO to get people to listen to you.<p>Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

Do You 'Think' Using Your Heart Or Your Head? Here's How To Tell

Take the quiz and meet your new personality type.<p>Type A or Type B. Introvert or Extrovert. Hufflepuff or Slytherin.<p>You may have thought you were already familiar with every conceivable personality classification, but here's a new way to find some insight into your own behavior: Are you a "head" …

Psychology

10 Australian Fashion Brands You’ll Be Obsessed With

With Fashion Week right around the corner, you could say we have style on the brain. In addition to trying to score tickets to Givenchy’s show (which they opened to the public!) and wondering what exactly The Fat Jew’s collection is going to consist of, we were also recently informed that twenty …

Cats don't love you, scientists conclude

"It seems that what we interpret as separation anxiety might actually be signs of frustration." To find out if cats needed their owner to feel …

This Is What Will Happen To You When You Do Meditation

By cultivating this one small habit of meditation, you’ll experience tremendous benefits. See what will happen to you when you do meditation every …

Meditation

These Are the Best Workouts for Every Part of Your Bod

They say health is wealth, and fitting in regular exercise is an essential part of the plan. But for workout newbies, the fitness world can seem like a terribly intimidating place, especially when you’re crunched on time. We asked Re:Make 2015 speaker (get your tickets here!) and Blogilates founder …

Learn to paint and draw with this brilliant book

Get your copy of this special edition today!<p>We all like to think we can paint and draw, but how much do we really know? In reality, we all have gaps …

Design

California sinking faster than thought, aquifers could permanently shrink

California is sinking even faster than scientists had thought, new NASA satellite imagery shows.<p>Some areas of the Golden State are sinking more than 2 inches per month, the imagery reveals. Though the sinking, called subsidence, has long been a problem in California, the rate is accelerating …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Self-improvement

8 Simple Truths About Raising Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids

Type "good parenting" into Google and... whoa. 519,000 results to sift through.<p>Search for "parenting" in the books section on Amazon and... holy cow. 1,979 new titles. And those are just the books that have been released over the last 30 days!<p>Clearly, when it comes to "effective parenting," there's …

The Petite Girl’s Guide to Finding the Perfect Jeans

Finding the perfect pair of jeans when you’re short isn’t as impossible as you might think. The key is to have an open mind and explore all …